Tenure-track Faculty Positions in School of Astronomy and Space Science, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, November 16, 2020
Archive Date: 
Monday, December 14, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
Nanjing University
Department Name: 
School of Astronomy and Space Science
Street Line 1: 
163 Xianlin Avenue
City: 
Nanjing
State/Province: 
Jiangsu
Zip/Postal: 
210023
Country: 
China
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The School of Astronomy and Space Science at Nanjing University invites applications from qualified candidates for the tenure-track assistant professor positions. Nine positions are available in total, including

2 in high-energy astrophysics and gravitational wave astronomy,

2 in extragalactic astronomy and cosmology,

2 in extra-solar planets,

1 in solar physics,

1 in astronomical reference system and high precision astrometry and

1 in space science.

The application deadline is January 10, 2021, and the first-round results are expected to be announced by the end of January 2021.

 

The School is one of the most prestigious Astronomy Schools/Departments in China, and the steady growth has enabled the school to rank highly in all previous China discipline evaluation. The school is currently staffed with 60 faculty, including 4 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Science and 4 Changjiang distinguished professors. It is a member institute of the SDSS-V project, and has MoU with IRAM and SAO to access IRAM 30m, NoEMA telescopes and Submillimeter Array. The school also runs a Near-Infrared Solar Eruption Tracer (ONSET) telescope for the solar physics and a Time Domain Observatory (TiDO) for time-domain astronomy. In addition, the school started the construction of 2.5m Wide Field & High-resolution Telescope (WeHoT) in late 2019.

 

Qualifications

  • Applicants should have a PhD degree in astronomy or a closely related field.
  • Successful candidates should have a proven track record of excellent original research.
  • Successful candidates should have the ability to teach core courses at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels
  • Demonstrated capacity or potential for future innovation in research and teaching are essential.

 

Application materials

  • Curriculum vitae with publication records
  • Research statement (3 pages for text)
  • Research plan (3 pages for text)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Teaching statement (1 page for text)

 

Included Benefits

  • The standard of remuneration is no less than RMB 400,000 YUAN before tax per year, depending on the experiences and qualifications.
  • The start-up research funding is no less than RMB 1,000,000 YUAN.
  • Housing subsidies are available.
  • The school will help fellows out with children’s entrance to NJU affiliated kindergarten, primary school, and secondary school.

 

Contact Information

Ms. Yan YANG

Email: yangyan@nju.edu.cn

Tel: 86-25-89681240

 

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 10, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Ms. Yan YANG
Institution/Company: 
Nanjing University
Street Line 1: 
163 Xianlin Avenue
City: 
Nanjing
State/Province: 
Jiangsu
Zip/Postal Code: 
210023
Country: 
China
Phone: 
+862589681240
Email: 
yangyan@nju.edu.cn
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
Nanjing University
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Ms. Yan YANG
Email: 
yangyan@nju.edu.cn